We bring more than three decades experience to the legal needs of New Jersey families.

From prenuptial agreements to divorce cases to ongoing custody arrangements, we have the expertise to assist you with your family law needs.

We Believe in Personal Legal Service

If you’re planning to get married, we can help you prepare legal and prenuptial documents that protect your future. Connect with us for legal advice, and help with drafting paperwork, name changes, child custody, and other legal needs that may arise from a new marriage.

Primary Practice Areas

Divorce and Family Law

During a divorce, there are many issues to address: separation of property, distribution of assets and debts, child custody, establishing a parenting schedule, calculating child support, determination of alimony. Through mediation, negotiation, or litigation, we will help you resolve each issue and put your mind at ease. Lori A. Samilson has 30 years of experience in family law in the New Jersey area, and approaches every case with expertise and care.

Marital and Prenuptial Agreements

Before you get married, turn to Samilson Law for premarital agreements and prenuptial legal planning. We will help you stay fully informed about the law, so you and your spouse can make the best choices possible. Samilson Law can help you write a prenuptial agreement, examine your legal options, and have all of your paperwork in order before the big wedding day.

Domestic Violence

When domestic violence is part of your life, you need the help of an attorney who understands where you’re coming from. Lori A. Samilson has been representing victims of domestic violence for decades. She’s one of New Jersey’s authorities on domestic violence as it relates to legal matters, and is often invited to speak on the topic at community events.

Child Custody and Child Support

When children are involved, a case must be handled with the utmost care. Samilson Law is dedicated to protecting the rights of parents and their children. We will work to develop a personal relationship with you, so we can understand your unique child custody and child support needs. We will help you achieve a final result that is in the best interests of your family.

We help people with a wide variety of New Jersey divorce and family law cases, including:

  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial/Premarital Agreements
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Non-dissolution Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Parenting Schedules
  • Domestic Violence
  • Alimony
  • Equitable Distribution
  • College Education Agreements
  • Emancipation Process
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Motion Practice
  • Legal Name Changes

From Our Clients

“Lori has impressed me time and time again with her professionalism, her integrity, and how well she protects her clients’ privacy. I have recommended her time and time again with nothing but enthusiastic “thank you’s” back to me from my referrals. I will continue to recommend her, and encourage everyone else to do the same, as she is a standout in her field.”


“Lori made my divorce situation bearable. Fair rates and a good sense of humor too.”

Donna G.

“Lori Samilson represented me in a civil matter. It helped to have a lawyer like herself who knows the judicial system and is well liked. I believe if it wasn’t for her I wouldn’t have beat my case.”

Joe D.



Contact Us About Your Case

Every client is important to us. We want to know you as an individual and understand your concerns. Let’s start with a discussion of your situation and an assessment of how we can help. To learn more about your legal options, contact us now. We look forward to meeting you.

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